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Author Topic: a easy 22m dipole.  (Read 1345 times)

Offline boston_strangler

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a easy 22m dipole.
« on: May 22, 2021, 2202 UTC »
I am looking for something to throw up quick. I just purchased my own 22m transmitter to play around with.
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Offline syfr

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Re: a easy 22m dipole.
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2021, 1227 UTC »
Sure!

Take ~35' of wire

Cut it in half


Connect the coax inner conductor to one half, the shield to the other, get the whole mess in the air, and you're good to go.
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Re: a easy 22m dipole.
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2021, 2125 UTC »
nice ok good deal! I want to direct feed it from the transmitter and keep the transmitter enclosure closest to the feed point.
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Offline RobRich

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Re: a easy 22m dipole.
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2021, 0411 UTC »
A horizontal dipole can be hard to beat for simplicity of design and deployment, though note height can make a considerable difference on performance and directivity.

http://www.n3fjp.com/antennas/dipoles.html

If you can not get it a half wavelength - about 36' - or better above ground, then you might fair better for DX with a vertical antenna.
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